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Trust Links Southend is Looking for Volunteers

Trust Links, Southend’s leading mental health charity, is currently seeking to recruit and train 100 volunteers to provide telephone or video calls to those feeling isolated.

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Huge Hang Out Online Event with Southend YMCA

Young musical talent from around the world will come together in a global online music event aimed at highlighting mental health and wellbeing among young people.

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Improvement works to key town centre gateway are underway

Work is underway on the next phase of a project to modernise a major gateway into Southend town centre.

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New chapter for Southend libraries as doors reopen to the public

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is pleased to announce residents will be able to browse their local libraries once again as libraries across Southend are set to reopen to the public.

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Over £2000 Raised for Friends of Leigh Library Garden

Friends of Leigh Library Gardens are delighted by the support received so far for The People's Path.

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Connecting Threads Tapestry Looking for New Home

Leigh-on-sea.com speaks with Gwen Simpson lead artist of the Connecting Threads Project...

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Angus Brown comments on Southend Bootcamp Ban

Angus Browne of Brownes Bootcamp makes a statement concerning the recent events on Marine Parade.

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Friends of Leigh Library Gardens seek funding for People's Path

Many parents and grandparents have found Leigh Library Gardens a blessing especially when taking a break from shopping with your children...

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Southend-on-Tree – Have your say on tree management across the Borough

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is eager to hear from residents and interested groups about proposals for tree cover and management across the Borough for the next 10 years.

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Bring the Family Fun Festival to your home for local hospice care

Havens Hospices has put together a virtual Family Fun Festival activity pack so supporters can hold their own fun festival at home instead, anytime in September.

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New Pier trains will be heritage green and cream

Southend-on-Sea’s new and environmentally friendly pier trains will be designed in heritage green and cream with a modern nose.

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Friends rebuild wall and welcome new growing group to Library Gardens

The Friends of Leigh Library Gardens have renovated the stonewall at the entrance of the gardens in Broadway West.

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Clear winner for Southend YMCA's Face it competition

A competition encouraging young people to create a face covering has been won by a design that allows deaf people to lip read.

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Leigh-on-sea Town Council looking into alternative Christmas celebrations for 2020

Leigh-on-sea Town Council have decided to cancel the Leigh Lights 2020 event.

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Leigh-on-Sea Farmers’ Market Celebrates 20 Years

Leigh-on-Sea Farmers’ market will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this July with a NEW virtual farmers’ market!

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Students at Our Lady of Lourdes take part in Viral Dance

Children and teachers at a local primary school in Leigh-on-Sea took part in a whole school socially distanced dance this week with the video going viral on Facebook.

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Pubs reopen in Leigh as Government updates social distancing laws

Leighonsea.com brings you a list of the pubs and bars opening on July 4th.

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Donate a tree for the ones you love

The council is planting many trees each year to enhance tree coverage across the borough. Residents are reminded that anyone looking for a different and special gift might consider donating a tree in Southend.

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Southend BID Thanks Key Workers

An eye catching mural has been painted in Southend high street to send a message of gratitude to all key workers who have been putting themselves at risk to help us throughout this global pandemic.

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The Broadway Belles WI are sewing to support the NHS

The Broadway Belles Womens Institute based in Leigh have been helping to support our local NHS.

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